SB 3026 by *Gresham

Education - As introduced, requires a biennial report by the office of research and education accountability on costs of school construction for use by the BEP review committee in considering the capital outlay component of the BEP. - Amends TCA Title 5; Title 6; Title 49 and Title 67.
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  • Actions For SB3026Date
    P2C, ref. to S. Ed. Comm.01/30/2012
    Intro., P1C.01/26/2012
    Filed for intro.01/25/2012
    Actions For HB3301Date
    Assigned to s/c Education Subcommittee02/01/2012
    P2C, ref. to Education Committee01/30/2012
    Intro., P1C.01/26/2012
    Filed for intro.01/25/2012
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  • Fiscal Summary

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    Bill Summary

    Present law requires the state board of education to establish minimum standards for school sites, including locations, school attendance centers, the construction of buildings for school purposes, the remodeling or renovation of buildings for school purposes of a capital outlay nature and for equipment for buildings for school purposes. No local board may obligate or expend any state or local school funds for any project of a capital outlay nature that does not conform to the standards adopted by the state board.

    This bill requires the office of research and education accountability in the office of the comptroller to study costs of constructing and equipping new school facilities for grades K-12. Average costs must be reported for each of the three school levels, elementary, middle and high school. The office of research and education accountability must submit a report of its findings to the department of education, state board of education and the education committees of the senate and house by September 1, 2012. Biennially thereafter, the study will be repeated and a report of the results issued.

    This bill requires the BEP review committee to consider the report of the office of research and education accountability in determining the funding level for the nonclassroom capital outlay component in the BEP.

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  • House Floor and Committee Votes

    Votes for Bill HB3301 by the House are not available.

    Senate Floor and Committee Votes

    Votes for Bill SB3026 by the Senate are not available.